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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Altrincham, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3827 / 53°22'57"N

Longitude: -2.353 / 2°21'10"W

OS Eastings: 376616

OS Northings: 387375

OS Grid: SJ766873

Mapcode National: GBR DY0B.C3

Mapcode Global: WH98V.T7QL

Plus Code: 9C5V9JMW+3R

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212784

ID on this website: 101067961

Location: St John's Church, Altrincham, Trafford, Greater Manchester, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Dunham Massey St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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(north side)

7/29 Church of Saint
John the
- Evangelist

- II

Church. 1865-6. J. Medland Taylor. Snecked stone, ashlar
dressings and green and blue decorative slate roofs. Nave,
clerestory, aisles, south-west tower, west porch with
gallery above, transepts, polygonal chancel with vestry and
organ chamber to either side. Stone bands (some coloured),
overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roofs with coped
gables. 3-bay clerestory and aisles have polygonal weathered
buttresses, cusped circular clerestory lights and 2 2-light
aisle windows in each bay with geometrical tracery. 3-stage
tower has set-back weathered buttresses, small lancet
openings to the first 2 stages, 2-light openings to the
belfry. The broach spire has decorated bands and gabled
lucarnes. 4-light transept windows and 3 2-light chancel
windows. The vestry has a door and the organ chamber a
window which are diagonally set. Interior: nave arcade has
short columns with variously carved capitals and tall
chamfered arches. Chancel arch has elaborate columnar
corbels. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Good stained glass
(some by Abbott and Co.), carved stone pulpit, and font on
short columns with flying buttresses supporting the bowl.

Listing NGR: SJ7661687375

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